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Wes McNamee

How do you even create an "asar" file?

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The Smith! 🛠 Author

See NPM asar

You can actually:

npx asar pack /path/to/dir

to create a *.asar compressed file, and

npx extract /path/to/file.asar --out-path /path/to/output/directory

to decompress an asar file to a directory.

If you'd rather not install NPM, I compiled these asar binaries for Windows, Linux and Mac OS with zeit's pkg

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